A major effort is underway to get businesses, faith-based organizations and other groups to rally behind a more humane set of principles to guide how Arizona deals with illegal immigration, the complex and emotionally-draining subject that has consumed much of the state’s energy in the past few years.Read More »
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In a major reversal of policy, Senate leaders announced Dec. 21 they will work to repeal the increase in government employees’ contribution rate to their retirement plans.Read More »
The Senate Ethics Committee has subpoenaed 16 people who may be called to testify during the investigation into whether Sen. Scott Bundgaard breached ethical rules after he and a girlfriend were seen fighting on the side of a Valley freeway.Read More »
State revenues grew modestly in November even as signs of economic strains persist.Read More »
Before senators can launch into a full-blown ethics hearing of Sen. Scott Bundgaard, a judge will decide whether the courts have the authority to intervene and halt the legislative inquiry.Read More »
A judge has ordered five members of the Senate Ethics Committee to appear in court on Tuesday, presumably to explain why Sen. Scott Bundgaard’s ethics trial should move forward.Read More »
State Sen. Ron Gould is busy building up support among the country’s conservative groups, just a few weeks after announcing he was exploring a run for Congress.Read More »
Arizonans are clearly worried about the economy and education, but their top priority is immigration, according to a poll released today by Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute of Public Policy.
When asked what Arizona’s biggest problem is that lawmakers and the governor should address, 24 percent of respondents answered immigration.
In another attempt to halt the investigation against him, Sen. Scott Bundgaard filed a lawsuit against members of the Senate Ethics Committee.Read More »
A Democratic lawmaker is pushing for the elimination of the presidential primary starting next year, a move that would cancel the Republican contest that is scheduled for February.
The chances that the Republican-led Legislature and Gov. Jan Brewer will favorably consider the idea are miniscule at best.